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polysyndeton

  

      n  
1      (Rhetoric)   the use of several conjunctions in close succession, esp. where some might be omitted, as in he ran and jumped and laughed for joy  
2      (Also called)    syndesis     (Grammar)   a sentence containing more than two coordinate clauses  
     (C16: poly- + -syndeton, from Greek sundetos bound together)  
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